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Automation Project Manager at John Bean Technologies Corporation ("JBT Corporation")

Automation Project Manager

John Bean Technologies Corporation ("JBT Corporation") Remote, OR Full-Time
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Come grow with us!  Join a world-class organization with a dynamic work environment and an entrepreneurial and innovative spirit!

JBT Corporation’s Automated Systems business is a leading global supplier of automated, self-guided vehicle systems (AGVs) to the automotive, food & beverage, hospital and consumer product manufacturing industries.  With offices in the United States and Europe, we are one of the world’s leading producers of automated vehicle systems. 

This position is remote and should be located within 1 hour of a major airport.


Project Execution

  • Project Ownership – inception to acceptance
  • Contract management – terms & conditions, deliverables, and milestones
  • Customer relationship management
  • Project Schedules – develop and maintain 
  • Technical writing – develop Functional Requirements Specifications (FRS)
  • Team approach – work with internal technical resources
  • Design and Technical reviews – conduct with internal and customer teams
  • Production/Purchasing – coordination with managers for schedule commitments
  • Risk management

Financial Responsibilities

  • Budget – maintaining and improving project margins
  • Forecasting – all project expenditures
  • Invoicing and payment management
  • Change Orders – estimate and develop quotes for client scope changes
  • Reporting – monthly reporting to management


  • 5+ years of experience – material handling systems mandatory (preferred in automation)
  • BS or MS in an engineering discipline
  • PMP Certification – preferred
  • MBA a plus

Management Experience

  • Ideal candidate has project management experience working for an OEM that managed projects for external customers
  • Develop, maintain, and report financial budgets and forecasts
  • Manage Contractors - electrical and mechanical

Capabilities/Skills Set

  • Excellent creative and brainstorming capabilities
  • Knowledge of control and software systems
  • Highly self-motivated skills with the ability to motivate others
  • Excellent time management and multi-tasking skills
  • Excellent leadership and organizational skills capable of managing multiple projects varying of size and complexity
  • Excellent written, verbal, and presentation communication skills
  • Strong ability to listen and correspond with different communication styles of customers and team members
  • Excellent working knowledge in MS Office products, in particular: Word, Excel, Projects, PowerPoint, Visio and Outlook
  • Ability to travel approximately 20% domestically and internationally
  •       Valid driver's license

What we offer:

  • Opportunity for growth in a booming industry (material handling automation)
  • Transparent leadership team – business goals and objectives regularly communicated through monthly meetings
  • Casual work environment
  • Company culture of continuous improvement
  • Competitive salary and benefits – medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and disability
  • Benefits begin your first day of employment
  • Generous education reimbursement benefits
  • Robust retirement benefits with company match
  • Vacation, sick, and holiday paid time-off 

Candidates must be eligible to work in the U.S. without company sponsorship, now or in the future, for employment-based work authorization. F-1 visa holders with Optional Practical Training (OPT) who will require H-1B status, TNs or current H-1B visa holders will not be considered. H1-B and green card sponsorship is not available for this position.  

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It is the policy of JBT Corporation to provide equal opportunity for qualified persons and not to discriminate against any applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law at the JBT Corporation location to which this application is submitted. In addition, as a Federal Government contractor, JBT Corporation is an affirmative action employer. If you require accommodation during the application process, please contact the local Human Resources department. EOE-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

If you have a disability or impairment that prevents you from completing the online application, please seek the assistance of your local employment services agency. JBT maintains active relationships with local employment services agencies, and they have pledged their support in assisting any applicant needing help in applying. To find information on agencies throughout the United States, please go to [ Link removed ] - Click here to apply to Automation Project Manager

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